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[an-dee] /ˈæn di/
a male given name, form of Andrew.
a female given name, form of Andrea. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Andy sighed at the thought of stealing through the great halls within.

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  • "He had a gun shoved into the hollow of his throat," said Andy.

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  • Andy turned in the saddle and grinned back at the followers.

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  • Looking back, Andy saw a rifle pitch to the shoulder of the deputy.

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  • Moreover, Andy watched, and when the pairs halted he made the pinto weave.

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Word Origin and History for Andy

familiar shortening of masc. proper name Andrew (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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